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Digital Media Production Minor

Pursue a creative passion or interest in technology with a minor that enhances most bachelor’s degrees. The Digital Media Production minor at the University of Central Missouri offers hands-on experience in various communication channels to expand your skill set and boost your resume. Pair the Digital Media Production minor with a UCM undergraduate degree such as:

A minor in Digital Media Production with major value 

Complete your Digital Media Production minor quickly — in as few as two semesters – to gain knowledge and skills that will carry you well into the future. Enhance your major area of study with an understanding of other visual and audio media to help you stand out in the job market. In the process, you may broaden your career horizons to include digital journalism, digital cinema, live studio, radio or even sports broadcasting.

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Enjoy small classes for interaction

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Expand your knowledge across media

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Gain industry-ready skills

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Get hands-on with UCM news, TV and radio

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Work with cutting-edge equipment

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Earn your minor in as few as 2 semesters

What you will study

UCM’s Digital Media Production minor provides you a well-rounded education in various media. On our Warrensburg campus, you’ll learn to write, edit, produce and publish quality work for news, radio, television, film and the internet. 

Get a comprehensive digital media education

In addition to electives in your chosen area, you’ll take foundational Digital Media Production courses such as:

  • Writing Across the Media
  • Media Aesthetics
  • Multimedia Production
  • Audio Production
  • Introduction to Digital Video  

UCM’s hands-on learning approach ensures that when you complete the Digital Media Production minor, you’ll have the versatile skills you need to get started in the industry. Along the way, you’ll have the support of UCM faculty — experts in their respective fields who have valuable industry experience producing digital media in all its forms.


Excellence in Digital Media Production

  • #1: Best Value College for Radio, Television & Digital Communication in Missouri (College Factual, 2022)
  • #1: Most Focused College for Radio & Television in the Plains States Region (College Factual, 2022)
  • #1: Most Popular Colleges for Radio, Television & Digital Communication in Missouri (College Factual, 2022)


Unique learning opportunities in digital media production

At the University of Central Missouri, you’ll get exciting, real-world opportunities to apply your digital media production skills in class and around campus:

  • UCM media sources: Get hands-on experience and learn to think on your feet at UCM’s award-winning news outlet, The Muleskinner; our online radio station, The Beat; and our campus TV station, Central TV.
  • Real-life productions: Bring your education to life by creating films and documentaries and providing professional-level sports coverage. You’ll start building a remarkable professional portfolio that demonstrates your talents and experience to future employers.
  • State-of-the-art equipment: Gain access to some of the state’s most impressive equipment and facilities. Our students enjoy access to UCM’s 4K theater screening room, professional sports broadcasting truck and HD television studio, as well as our high-end cinema cameras, lighting, audio gear and labs. Learn on the same equipment currently used in the industry and gain valuable experience for your career.


What can you do with a Digital Media Production minor from UCM?

The foundational knowledge and skills you’ll gain as part of your Digital Media Production education can expand your job opportunities following graduation and allow you to fill diverse roles throughout your career. As a Photography major, you’ll broaden your skills when you learn to shoot video or, as a Graphic Design student, you’ll enhance your artistic capabilities with classes in aesthetics and visual design.

Alumni of our Digital Media Production program hold exciting positions, including:

  • Media producer for professional sports teams
  • Radio DJ
  • Corporate video producer
  • TV station director
  • Freelance filmmaker, creating wedding videos, documentaries and other media

Find a job related to digital media production

Take advantage of UCM faculty’s diverse digital media backgrounds for advice on the best ways to apply your Digital Media Production minor to your career, whether that’s in art, music technology, graphic design or another field. 
If you’re curious about a career in digital media, use the interactive tool below to explore the many possibilities for your future.




Financial assistance options for your Digital Media Production minor

Unlock exciting career opportunities with UCM’s Digital Media Production minor and make a sound investment in your future. You’ll get this valuable education at the University of Central Missouri’s affordable tuition rates. We also offer loans, grants, work-study positions and scholarships to help you finance your education. These are just some of the reasons LendEDU has recognized UCM for low student debt. 

How to find and apply for scholarships

Your undergraduate major may qualify you for scholarships available through UCM, our alumni, other supporters and friends. Use the UCM Scholarship Finder to search and apply for more opportunities.


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